Lodging on the Circle Tour

We tried to avoid the “big properties” for lodging, we found many options and would highly recommend the Hungry Hippie Hostel in Grand Marais. We met another couple on the Circle Tour and traded recommendations. Our favorite spot was the Big Bay Lighthouse B&B – the property was beautiful and the hosts were amazing. We also stayed at the US Coast Guard crews Quarters in Paradise, it was helpful to More

Autumn Glory

We decided to allow two weeks so we could do everything we wanted and that was plenty of time. We took our 33′ fifth wheel trailer and were worried about campgrounds due to fall colors, but had no issues finding a spot to camp. There were a few campgrounds that closed Labor Day so I did do some calling ahead once we were close. I did not pre-book camp sites. More

Beautiful Lake Superior

We traveled clockwise around the lake, starting in Munising, MI. We then traveled west to Duluth, MN, entered Canada and stayed in Thunder Bay. We then traveled to Terrace Bay, Wawa, and Sault Ste. Marie. We backtracked a little after that to hit the Tahquamenon Falls before voyaging back around east side of Lake Michigan. We loved the fall color and it even snowed on us in Wawa! The lake More

A Superior 40th Anniversary

We have spent 40 years vacationing on Michigan’s Lake Superior shore and thought it was time to see the rest of the Lake. We had a high top Ford Transit van outfitted for camping and on September 1st headed out for the Keweenaw Peninsula. We spent three days rediscovering Copper Harbor and then headed for Madeline Island. Camped two nights on the island, explored Bayfield then headed for Minnesota. We More

Completing the Tour, Canadian Side

When contemplating where to go for fall color viewing, Lake Superior came to mind. We decided on an excursion to the Canadian side, the only part of the Big Lake we had not seen on previous travels. Using the Lake Superior Travel Guide along with other sources, we planned a seven-day trip for the last week of September. We started from Sault Ste. Marie, MI, and drove counter clockwise through More